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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 5: the Chattanooga campaign.--movements of Sherman's and Burnside's forces. (search)
er, sweeping along the crest and flanks of the Ridge. All was in readiness at sunrise, when General Corse, with three of his own regiments and one of Lightburn's, moved forward, while General M. L. no difficulties were formidable to men who had been taught by experience to disregard them; and Corse moved on, the Fortieth Illinois in advance, supported by the Twentieth and Forty-sixth Ohio. Thghty yards of the Confederate works, where they found, seized, and held a secondary crest. Then Corse called up his reserves and asked for re-enforcements to attempt to carry the position before himh sides, and heavy loss on the part of the Nationals, who were subjected to an enfilading fire. Corse was unable to carry the works on his front, and the Confederates were equally unable to drive his at Chattanooga that Sherman was losing ground. It was not so. The real attacking forces under Corse (who was severely wounded at ten o'clock, and his place taken by Colonel Wolcott, of the Forty-s
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 14: Sherman's campaign in Georgia. (search)
Corps, and Morgan's division, of the Fourteenth Corps, back to Chattanooga, and Corse's division, of the Fifteenth Corps, to Rome. Hood's army was arranged in threehe weakness of the garrison there, he had telegraphed (and now signaled) to General Corse, at Rome, to hasten thither with re-enforcements. The order was promptly obeyed, and Corse was there and in command when French appeared at dawn Oct. 5. with an overwhelming force, and invested the place. After a cannonade of two hours t may be found in the Supplement to this work. And when Sherman was assured that Corse was there, he exclaimed: He will hold out! I know the man! And so he did. He their dead, and four hundred made prisoners, with about eight hundred muskets. Corse lost seven hundred and seven men, and was severely wounded in the face. Among served the relative position of the assailants and the assailed on the day when Corse and French fought so desperately there. See page 397. Only the chimneys of H
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 15: Sherman's March to the sea.--Thomas's campaign in Middle Tennessee.--events in East Tennessee. (search)
enth Corps, commanded by General J. C. Davis, and the Twentieth, led by General A. S. Williams. The Fifteenth Corps, General Osterhaus commanding, was composed of four divisions, commanded respectively, by Generals C. R. Woods, W. B. Hazen, J. M. Corse, and J. E. Smith. The Seventeenth Corps, General Blair, consisted of three divisions, commanded by Generals J. Mower, M. D. Leggett, and Giles A. Smith. The Fourteenth Corps, General Davis, consisted of three divisions, commanded by Generals his foe, he directed Kilpatrick to leave his wagons and all obstructions with the left wing, make demonstrations in the direction of Augusta, and give Wheeler all the fighting he desired. At the same time Howard, with the divisions of Woods and Corse, was moving south of the Ogeechee, along the dirt road leading to Savannah, while the divisions of Hazen and J. E. Smith were still further to the right. At Statesborough the former had a severe skirmish Dec. 4. with some Confederate cavalry, w
es's Farm, 2.428. Cool Arbor, battle of, 3.329. Cooper Shop association in Philadelphia, 1.577. Coosawhatchie River expeditions, 3.189. Corcoran, Col., Michael, a prisoner in Richmond, 2.26. Corinth, visit of the author to in 1866, 2.284; inaction of Gen. Halleck before, 2.290; cautious movements against, 2.291; evacuation of by Beauregard, 2.293; inaction of Halleck at, 2.295; occupation of by Rosecrans, 2.517; approach of Price and Van Dorn to, 2.518; battle of, 2.519. Corse, Gen., at the battle of Missionaries' Ridge, 3.167; his defense of Allatoona Pass, 3.397. Cordon, Ind., the guerrilla Morgan at, 3.93. Coste, Capt. N. L., faithless conduct of, 1.138. Cotton, restrictions laid by the Confederates on the exportation of, 1.547; destruction of on the Southern seaboard, 2.125; and in New Orleans, 2.342; sufferings of English operatives for want of, 2.571. Cotton is king, 1.82. Cotton loan, the Confederate, 1.546. Count of Paris, on McClellan's sta